Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs)

…proficiencies. Why PLPs?   PLPs help us know students well, beyond what they show us during the school day. Knowing students well helps to build strong relationships which is linked…

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Increasing student engagement in PLPs at Williston Central

It’s about providing choice in reflection tools Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) across the state have taken many different forms and serve a few different purposes. One common thread among educators…

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Ch 2: PLPs Aren’t Just For The Teacher

PLPs are for anyone who can provide access, enhance meaning, increase support, and expand learning for students. Wait! That means all of us! Families and caregivers. Student-led PLP conferences often…

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Ch 7: PLPs & Proficiency-Based Assessment

…than for, his students. Food for thought Many educators are helping students build PLPs featuring growth Vermont’s transferable skills. These are: Students can organize their PLPs into these areas and…

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Ch 3: Laying The Groundwork for PLPs

…The good news is that PLPs can actually help create this strong learning climate. At The Ottauquechee School, in Quechee VT, educator Kim Dumont conducted a year-long action research project…

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#vted Reads: Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades, with Penny Bishop

…started with PLPs, which seemed like it made really good sense. It was the first deadline, if you will, that came through the legislature: all students have to have PLPs

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4 ways personalized learning plans are taking off in Vermont

Educators are embracing digital tools for planning and sharing Personalized learning plans, or PLPs, are non-traditional pathways by which students can navigate from entrance to graduation in a way that’s…

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Chapter References

…Learning Plans, Susan Hennessey, Tarrant Institute, 2016 Use a Student Leadership Team for Feedback on PLPs, Life LeGeros, Tarrant Institute, 2017 Chapter 4: Launching PLPs with “The Learner Profile” Foundations…

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2.2 Avoid the Pitfalls!

…all of it linked to reflections in their PLPs.   DON’T: Over-school-ify the experience Students can be turned off by PLPs that are too teacher-centered. Left to their own devices,…

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Personalized Learning in Vermont

…real-world learning that oftentimes exceeds standards for learning.   Taking it to the streets: PLPs are a community issue At Essex High School, students construct STEM-based PLPs within an advisory,…

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Personalizing Vermont’s education system

Move to implement PLPs reflected at two local conferences for educators Fall in Vermont features two amazing local conferences for educators: VT Fest and the Rowland Foundation Conference. And at…

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1.2 The Definition of a PLP

…Tools for PLPs Re-designing PLPs with students Increasing student engagement in PLPs Our PLP resource page Now tell us How do you define a PLP? What do you believe the…

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Ch 8: Student-led PLP conferences

Asking students to share their PLPs is one powerful way to engage families in a deeper understanding of their child’s learning and progress. What does one look like? At Lamoille…

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Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades

…It’s available now. Teachers in grades five through eight can use personalized learning plans (PLPs) to increase student agency and engagement. PLPs help students establish learning goals aligned with their…

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2.1 Knowing Students Well

Remember that first pillar? You know, the one that had PLPs at the top and knowing students at its foundation? Right! It emphasized providing a window into students’ identities. Students…

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Chapter 4: Launching PLPs with the Learner Profile

Foundations & Connections Learner Profiles, The Institute for Personalized Learning Vermont Personalized Learning Plan: Conceptual Framework Narrative for Students, Vermont Agency of Education Examples & Tools Identity Project: Who am…

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Screencasting for a student-led conference

…wanna make PLPs more fun, more exciting, how can we do that? Because we just had the template online in their e-portfolio and they would go online and just type…

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